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John Wayne Tribute   video
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Mitt Romney Will Not Run in 2016 Election
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Mitt Romney, the Republican beaten by President Obama in the US 2012 election, has decided he will not run for president again.
Typewriter Artist - YouTube   video
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An extraordinary man with a severe disability creates incredible works of art using a typewriter.
Mother of 17yo Denver Girl Slain By Police Demands Independent Autopsy
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The mother of Jessica Hernandez, an unarmed teenager who was fatally shot Monday by Denver police, has called for an independent autopsy to be carried out on her daughterâEUR(TM)s body to counter any potential bias
Simon De Montfort: The Turning Point for Democracy That Gets Overlooked
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In June the world will celebrate 800 years since the issuing of Magna Carta. But 2015 is also the anniversary of another important, and far more radical, milestone in British democratic history, writes Luke Foddy.
25 Words That Really Aren't. They're Actually Acronyms!
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Here are the stories and meanings behind 25 words, names and titles that you might not have realized actually stand for something.
I-Wonder : Cpuld You Cut Your Food Bill By a Third?
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Food costs have soared since 2007. Prices of meat, bread, cheese and eggs have increased by about one-third, leaving many shoppers feeling sandwiched between rising prices and falling wages.
US Classifies Details of Financial Aid to Afghanistan
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The Pentagon says US spending to help Afghanistan will no longer be made public. Data had been published over the last six years explaining how the $65 billion program had been spent, however this will now cease,
Fracking and Shale Gas Plan Hold-Ups Across the UK
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The government wants to preside over a shale gas revolution but ministers were accused of a U-turn after agreeing to Labour amendments to the Infrastructure Bill, which banned it in national parks.
NYC Asks New Parents If 'Mother Giving Birth' Is Male or Female
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A peculiar part of paperwork thatâEUR(TM)s presented to new parents in New York City is raising eyebrows around the Big Apple. The new form, according to recent reports, asks parents to specify if a newbornâEUR(TM)s mother is male or female.
Lego Pompeii Creates Less Pomp and More Yay in the Museum
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- 14 hours ago -
A great way to get children interested in history!
I-Wonder, How Did Henry VIII Use Sex and Power to Secure His Legacy
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Henry VIII is one of our most renowned monarchs. He was a larger than life king who established one of the most glittering courts in Europe. However, he was also a spoiled prince used to getting his own way and ruthless when his desires were thwarted.
I-Wonder: How Could You Survive in Tudor England?
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Life in Tudor England was hard and you had to be tough and lucky to survive. There was a very high infant mortality rate, around 14% died before their first birthday, and women had a shorter life expectancy than men due to the risks posed by childbirth.
Fatherhood Ruined My Life Plan - and Why It's All Okay
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- 13 hours ago -
Lev Grossman, acclaimed author, in a funny expose on how becoming a father changed his way of looking at life and shaped the writer he eventually became.
I-Wonder: How Did Mary Queen of Scots Lose One Crown But Gain Another?
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Mary, Queen of Scots, is a name from history that we still find intriguing. She was part of the House of Stuart (Stewart), which had ruled Scotland since 1371. But Mary also had ambitions towards the English throne.
Could DéJà Vu Be A Way To Obtain Information From Other Dimensions?
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Deja vu is one of the little-known and mysterious phenomena of our psyche. Many people sometimes feel that a situation in their life has already been experienced before in all the details. But how and when?
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Opening your Chakras and allowing a healthy flow of energy is a powerful tool for staying balanced, maintaining good health and advancing spiritually.

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